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Governor Gordon calls for Modernization of Federal Endangered Species Act


October 1, 2020

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Above: Governor Gordon and Chairman Barrasso.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon was in Washington DC today working with Wyoming Senator John Barrasso to update and modernize the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Governor pointed to some significant improvements in the Endangered Species Acts Amendments of 2020, which would elevate the role of state wildlife agencies in species management, allow impacted states the opportunity to help develop recovery plans, and delay judicial review of delisting rules during the post-delisting monitoring period.

Governor Gordon testified during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environ...

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